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Suburbs

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Suburban Spotlight: Jamie Visits Brooklyn Park

All week long, the WCCO Morning Show team is putting the suburbs in the spotlight. Jamie Yuccas’ dart landed on Brooklyn Park, which is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River in northwestern Hennepin County.

02/26/2014

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Homes Selling Quickly In Minn. Housing Hotspots

Maybe you’ve heard this story on your block. Your neighbor puts their home up for sale and it’s sold — in two hours. According to a Twin Cities real estate research firm, this is happening all along the metro.

06/11/2013

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Growth Of Suburban MN Poverty Among Highest In Nation

Twin Cities suburbs feature plenty of spacious homes and luxury cars, but they’re also seeing a big increase in poverty. In fact, a new study says the growth in the poverty rate for the Twin Cities suburbs is among the highest in the nation.

05/20/2013

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Eden Prairie Named 3rd Best Place To Live

Five Twin Cities suburbs were named among the best places to live in America, according to Money Magazine. Eden Prairie earned the highest ranking among Minnesota cities.

08/20/2012

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Minn.’s Paulsen Wins GOP Primary In Reelection Bid

Rep. Erik Paulsen has won his primary as he tries for a third term in Congress representing the Twin Cities’ western suburbs.

08/14/2012

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Circle Pines On List Of Best Suburbs In U.S.

If you live in Circle Pines, Minn., consider yourself living in one of the best suburbs in the country.

09/08/2011

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Minn. Council Extends Emergency For Tornadoes

Some state rules remain lifted to help north Minneapolis disaster relief after a state panel extended an emergency for a deadly tornado touchdown.

05/27/2011

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Suburbia’s Growing Homelessness Problem

Homelessness is not just an urban problem, as some Twin Cities suburban counties report a striking surge in the number of people without a place to live.

03/29/2011

More Poor In Twin Cities Suburbs

New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show poverty and unemployment increased significantly in many Twin Cities suburbs last year.

09/29/2010